The Olympus

2021-2022 Staff

Ethan Brickell
Editor

Ethan Brickell

Hello OHS! It's my absolute pleasure to be back in school and working on creating a print newspaper, this time as an editor! I'm looking forward to being more involved in the process of the creation of the paper, and I hope to...

Julia Hardy
Editor

Julia Hardy

Hey everyone! My name is Julia and it is my fourth year here on The Olympus staff, third as an editor! I'm so excited to finish high school with my journalism family and continue to create an amazing paper!

Elena Scott
Editor

Elena Scott

Hi FamOly! My name is Elena and this is my third year in journalism and my second year as an editor. I am beyond excited to be back in school working on The Olympus. When I am not editing or working on the paper I enjoy going on...

Katie Corcoran
Journalist

Katie Corcoran

My name is Katie and I am a freshman. In my free time I enjoy playing volleyball. I play on J.V., here at Olympia High School. Also, in my free time I enjoy walking my dogs. 

Garrett Byrne
Journalist

Garrett Byrne

Hi everyone, I’m Garrett Byrne and am a Senior. I am eager to start reporting and writing articles for the school newspaper. Two facts about me is that I’m in the school band and my favorite game is Bioshock. I will see yo...

Hunter Stewart
Journalist

Hunter Stewart

I just committed to Lower Columbia college. I play baseball and lift almost everyday. I like camping and fishing as well as hiking.

Logan Duffy
Journalist

Logan Duffy

What’s up, dudes? I’m Logan Duffy, a freshman, and I’m really excited to be reporting and writing articles. I’m a cat lover, and my favorite comic character is Daredevil. Hope to see ya around the school!...

Sophia Hauss
Journalist

Sophia Hauss

My name is Sophia Hauss, I’m 17 years old and currently a Senior at OHS. I signed up to be in Journalism so I can improve my writing skills and the ability to work under pressure. Out of school, I enjoy kayaking, photography a...

Samuel Roberts
Journalist

Samuel Roberts

Hi! My name is Sam Roberts. I am a Freshman who loves to write. I am a competitive swimmer that swims on a private swim team and the high school team. The reason why I chose journalism is because I want to write about topics th...

Jacob Papiez
Journalist

Jacob Papiez

 My name is Jacob. I moved to Olympia from Kent a few years ago. I enjoy fixing cars and spending time with my family.

Carter Melancon
Journalist

Carter Melancon

My name is Carter Melancon. I enjoy going camping with my family and I also enjoy painting. I have a basset hound named Bela who we rescued back in 2019 and she’s a big part of my life. I love to read mainly because my mom i...

Harper Gould
Journalist

Harper Gould

My name is Harper Gould and I’m a senior this year at Olympia High School. I spend some of my time reading Twilight and collecting Taylor Swift records... let me know if you see Speak Now anywhere! The ups and downs of the wr...

Kameron Kandoll
Journalist

Kameron Kandoll

Hi! My name is Kameron and I am a senior at Olympia High School. This is my first year in journalism and I am very excited to be a reporter for The Olympus. I really enjoy listening to music, especially Harry Styles. Love that man. In...

Andrea Rachita
Journalist

Andrea Rachita

My name is Andrea Rachita, and I’m a senior year student at Olympia High School. I enjoy crafting, from cooking to ring-making to scrapbooking, and I have seven pet chickens. This is my first year on the Olympus Newspaper s...

Ffiona Phillips
Journalist

Ffiona Phillips

My name is Ffiona. I like to read fantasy and realistic fiction. I chose Journalism because I am comfortable writing, and thought it might be a fun challenge.

John Sohn
Journalist

John Sohn

My name is John and I was born on an island called Saipan. I enjoy sleeping, swimming, and spending time with my family.

Antony Ponomarev
Journalist

Antony Ponomarev

My name is Tony Ponomarev and I’m a senior here at Olympia High school. In my free time I love swimming, spending time with friends and family, and reading. I’m extremely excited to be working on the Olympus this year and ca...

Aerda Roddan
Journalist

Aerda Roddan

Hello, my name is Aerda and I am a sophomore taking journalism this year. I enjoy reading and learning new things. I’ve always enjoyed writing and personally I think i’m not too bad at it, but I hope to get even better this ...

Beatrice Grantham
Journalist

Beatrice Grantham

My name is Bea, I’m a senior and I’m in my second year of Running Start. 

Miles Kirkbride
Journalist

Miles Kirkbride

My name is Miles, and I’m a senior at OHS. I love to sail, and spent some of my weekends out racing boats. Through journalism, I hope to become more knowledgeable about my community and the people who live in it. ...

Noah Murdock
Journalist

Noah Murdock

Hi I am Noah Murdock. I love snowboarding and football. I am in this class because I wanted to try something new. 

Makayla Tajalle
Journalist

Makayla Tajalle

I’m a senior at Oly. I love to do DECA and am the VP of Leadership. I’m excited to interview people and write articles!

Eli Noesen
Journalist

Eli Noesen

Hi my name is Eli Noesen and I was born in South Korea. I enjoy playing soccer competitively and golfing during my free time. I joined Journalistic Writing because I like to meet new people and I love taking pictures of sport...

Rahat Kutbidinov
Journalist

Rahat Kutbidinov

My name is Rahat, and I'm a junior at OHS. This summer I got my first dunk, so now we are only getting better and stronger. My perfect day starts with an early morning and a day of videogames. In the evening I go to the court a...

Jacob Reeves

Jacob Reeves

I am a senior at OHS, and have lived in Olympia my whole life. I grew up playing soccer, and I am excited to lead the boys varsity team this year as captain. In my free time, I like to take film pictures and practice guitar. A...

Adriel Layton Mccarty
Journalist

Adriel Layton Mccarty

My name is Adriel. I am a senior in high school, I enjoy music and like to play guitar. I also like learning new things. I chose journalism as my class because i like to read articles and i'm inspired to write my own ...

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